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Practical Software Measurement: Objective
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The mission of the Army Software Metrics office
is to improve the development of software by providing measures
which address the cost, schedule, growth and stability, quality,
performance, and technical adequacy of Army programs.
The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) is
a federally funded research and development center established
in 1984 by the U.S. Department of Defense with a broad charter
to address the transition of software engineering technology.
COCOMO II is a model that allows one to estimate
the cost, effort, and schedule when planning a new software
The purpose of the COSYSMO (Constructive Systems
Engineering Cost Model) model is to estimate the System
Engineering (SE) tasks in software-intensive projects. The CSE
Research Group Selected ANSI/EI632 SE standard as a guide for
identifying the tasks addressed in COSYSMO.
Support Center (STSC)
The Software Technology Support Center (STSC)
helps organizations buy and build software better.
The International Council on Systems Engineering
(INCOSE) is a non-profit membership organization promoting
the application of an interdisciplinary approach and a means
to enable the realization of successful systems. This Web
site provides an information exchange between members of the
INCOSE Measurement Working Group, as well as with other interested
The Software Productivity Consortium is a nonprofit
partnership of industry, government, and academia. SPC develops
processes, methods, tools, and supporting services to help
members build high-quality, component-based systems, and to
continuously advance their systems and software engineering
DoD Software Intensive
The purpose of this site is to assist patrons
in discovering and exploring DoD sponsored software resources.
Data & Analysis
Center for Software (DACS)
The Data & Analysis Center for Software
(DACS) is a Department of Defense (DoD) Information Analysis
Center (IAC). This DoD Software Information Clearinghouse
provides state-of-the-art software information and technical
support to the software community.